angela merkel. pierre limiter -- p aaron a lemaitre hasre won the literature prize prix goncourt. >> it is his first literary novel. it is popular fiction. it is very much -- it is in very much the style that is becoming increasingly popular and fashionable among the prix goncourt, given the awards to something quite big, quite epic, and quite accessible, which we already saw. it is a petty crime bill you of one of them is disfigured, and they are left without any money, more or less, and they go on, embarq on a make fictitious war memorials. also in the mix is there villainous former lieutenant to try to get them killed in no man's land, also embarking on another great war-related scam, too. it is quite a dark picaresque view of the war and the postwar period. quite cynical, but there is a certain degree of likeness to it as well. it has already been hugely popular, not immediate for three of the other awards, major other awards in france, and it has --eady sold 40,000 couples 40,000 copies. it stands to do better than that. making half a million after winning the prix goncourt.